Interview: Benjamin Lafayette Talks Playing Prince Charming in York Theatre Royal’s “Cinderella”

Word on the panto grapevine is that rehearsals for York Theatre Royal’s Cinderella are officially underway… Playing Prince Charming this festive season is Benjamin Lafayette, who, since leaving Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, has appeared in the short film “Raheem” (The Second Summer of Love) and played the title role in Shakespeare’s “Othello” for Mill... Continue Reading →

Interview: lydia luke & Lucy Foster Talk New Work as Part of “Behind Closed Doors”

“Behind Closed Doors”, an online showcase of new work exploring themes of sex, bodies and intimacy written by playwrights of underrepresented genders, is set to open tomorrow (Nov 16th). Lemon House Theatre Company are not only offering an evening of four new short plays, but they will follow up with a discussion panel to explore... Continue Reading →

Interview: Atticus Francis & Gayathiri Kamalakanthan Talk New Work as Part of “Behind Closed Doors”.

Lemon House Theatre’s “Behind Closed Doors”, an online showcase of new work exploring themes of sex, bodies and intimacy written by playwrights of underrepresented genders, opens tomorrow (Nov 16th). Here, two of those writers, Atticus Francis and Gayathiri Kamalakanthan discuss their work, their influences and their love of theatre… Atticus Francis on “Do You Know... Continue Reading →

Interview: Jen Cerys & Samia Djilli Talk New Showcase “Behind Closed Doors”

Following the launch of the Lemon House Lounge during lockdown which saw Co-Artistic Directors Jen Cerys & Samia Djilli chatting to theatre creatives, Lemon House Theatre are back with a new project. This time, Cerys and Djilli are launching “Behind Closed Doors” - an online scratch night showcasing four short plays written by writers of... Continue Reading →

Wise Children’s “Wuthering Heights”: A Brave Reinvention

*Spoiler alert: if you don’t know the fate of Brontë’s characters and you don’t want to know in advance, you may want to abandon ship now…* Wednesday 10th November 2021 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In Emma Rice’s adaptation of Emily Brontë’s gorgeous Wuthering Heights, we lose a housekeeper and gain a chorus: The Moor... Continue Reading →

Interview: Lucy McCormick & Ash Hunter Talk Wise Children’s “Wuthering Heights”

Following the flurry of A*s and 5*s for “Malory Towers” back in 2019, Wise Children are heading back to York’s Theatre Royal this month. This time they’re bringing us an adaptation of Emily Brontë’s superbly dramatic “Wuthering Heights”, and with Emma Rice at the helm, the promise of epic theatricality can be heard on the... Continue Reading →

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Tour: Uplifting & Celebratory

Tuesday 2nd November 2021 at Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Based on the true story of Jamie Campbell, “Drag Queen at 16”, this bouncy, uplifting musical follows a young teenager navigating school life while nurturing aspirations of becoming a drag queen. From lived experience to BBC documentary (2011), from theatre production to West... Continue Reading →

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